It’s fair to say that Oliva changed the face of her local scene, and she’s now making her mark around Europe. The Kraków native came up at a time when drum & bass was the predominant sound of the city, but years of her own hard work as a DJ and promoter mean it is now about so much more. Olivia first went to legendary local club Kanty with her older brother and “had to bribe bodyguards” and “sneak in through the fence”.
This Friday 25th January FaltyDL will release the second EP from his own recently launched Blueberry Records.
‘If All The People Took Acid’ find the New York house and garage manipulator – real name Andrew Lustman – on flying form, dishing up three seismic cuts of razor sharp percussion and rusty melodic bass hooks. The EP takes its title from a sample used in the lead track, where a person’s voice lifted from a ‘60s documentary is heard describing their experience taking acid, and how it affected their brain.
UK acid veterans Posthuman will return with their first LP since 2010’s ‘Syn Emergence’ on 26th November. ‘Mutant City Acid’ will be released via their own Balkan Vinyl label on double coloured 12" with an accompanying ambient version also being available on a limited edition cassette.
This album finds the duo of Rich Bevan and Josh Doherty in cinematic territory, describing the 10-track collection as a “journey into and through a nightmarish urban sprawl, under the glow of neon skyscrapers in a dystopian near-future”.
Finnish producer Type-303 will release his new EP, ‘The New Ravelution’ on Timothy Clerkin’s Ransom Note sub-label Insult To Injury tomorrow 26th October.
The EP, as you might expect from the his artist name, is an acid extravaganza seeped in retrospective (but not overly nostalgic) rave stabs, breaks and razor sharp melodies.
Described as “four hardcore workouts that hark back to the glory days of warehouse gatherings”, there’s a gritty, loose and even a bit cinematic at points.
A new Thomas Bangalter track has just emerged online - apparently recorded in one take, it’s an acid techno belter.
One half of Daft Punk, the producer earned credits on the soundtrack to 2017 French film Riga (Take 1), and has continued his composition work on movies, more recently crafting music for the Gaspar Noé film Climax.
Rave manipulators and merciless electronic historians EVOL have returned with a new mix LP that charts the history of acid house in the most intense way imaginable.
This crash course of an album – titled ‘Ideal Acid’ – is 20 minutes long and features a very apt and frankly unfathomable 303 acid tracks. The LP will have a limited run of 303 copies and is set to be released on longstanding label iDEAL with the catalogue number 303 (of course).
Arthur Collins, the ex-boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann, has been sentenced to 25-years in jail for throwing acid across a packed dance floor at Mangle E8 in Dalston on 17th April 2017.
The unprovoked attack injured 22 people, with some victims suffering third-degree burns from the acid attack.
Collins, 25, from Hertforshire, plead guilty to all charges at an earlier hearing, claiming that he thought the substance was a date rape drug and not acid.
Haçienda Classiçal has revealed its 2018 itinerary. The large-scale orchestral concept will take hold of audiences across five markets between May and September 2018.
The concept merges the talents of a 40 piece orchestra, the mixing abilities provided by DJs Graeme Park and Mike Pickering, and the classics from Manchester’s 90’s rave destination The Haçienda to construct a series of transformative events.
One of the great characters in global electronic music, Mr C is a visionary, artist, actor and activist. He’s been prominent in the underground for 30 years now — famously subverting the mainstream when rapping “Es are good” on prime-time telly when part of chart-topping act The Shamen — and has inspired and helped countless people with their careers in music, and rocked literally thousands of dancefloors.